E0365: Arrow, Bird

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E0365
Classification Category:
5:Tools & Equipment for Science and Technology ➞ Armament ➞ Edged
Marks/Labels:
Tag: Bird bolt to kill birds. The Indians often used an arrow shaft which flared out to a blunt tip forming the arrow head.
Materials:
botanical ➔ wood
animal ➔ sinew
animal ➔ feather
Dimensions:
58.5 cm L
2 cm W
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Ethnic Group:
Native American
Source Locality:
USA
Description:
Wooden arrow.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)